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Pagans, Jews and Christians

Whether you are devout or atheist, there is no denying the importance and influence of Christianity over the last 2000 years. Examine the nascent Christian faith from its origins in Judaism to its acceptance by the Roman emperor Constantine. Christianity was forged by its contact and conflict with various pagan religions. These dynamic interrelationships willl be discussed in an art-historical context by comparing Biblical sources to contemporary ancient texts and artefacts as well... [More]
$108 Limited inc GST / $97
Pagans, Jews and Christians

<p>Whether you are devout or atheist, there is no denying the importance and influence of Christianity over the last 2000 years. Examine the nascent Christian faith from its origins in Judaism to its

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The CIA in Latin America: History, Culture, Rebellion

Since its establishment in the early post-war years, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has run controversial operations on a global scale, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean. Phillip Agee, a key CIA defector after his postings in Mexico, Uruguay and Ecuador (1959-1969), first exposed its operations in the region and links to foreign capital in his CIA Diary (1975). It sold a million copies in its first months; an official ban in much of Latin America only... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
The CIA in Latin America: History, Culture, Rebellion

Since its establishment in the early post-war years, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has run controversial operations on a global scale, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The Unstoppable Rise of Radical Right-Wing Populism in the West

The socio-economic factors identified as producing a surge of radical right-wing Populism show no sign of abating. The rise of Populism promises new political challenges in Australia & elsewhere such as ‘ can the Centre hold’; the integration of immigrants & refugees/asylum-seekers; rising, entrenched inequalities; fiercely contested street-politics and more. [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Unstoppable Rise of Radical Right-Wing Populism in the West

The socio-economic factors identified as producing a surge of radical right-wing Populism show no sign of abating. The rise of Populism promises new political challenges in Australia & elsewhere such

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The Night of the Long Knives: Operation Hummingbird

In June 1934, Hitler ordered the massacre of hundreds of brown shirted Nazi party storm troopers and their SA leader Ernst Roehm demonstrating his ruthlessness in the early years of the regime. Historians regard Operation Hummingbird as a classic example of the effective elimination of perceived enemies and consolidation of power. Hitler sacrificed Roehm his old comrade in arms for political expediency. The army and the SS prevailed but the SA did not. SUGGESTED READING Richard... [More]
$72 Limited inc GST / $65
The Night of the Long Knives: Operation Hummingbird

<p>In June 1934, Hitler ordered the massacre of hundreds of brown shirted Nazi party storm troopers and their SA leader Ernst Roehm demonstrating his ruthlessness in the early years of the regime.

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Modern Revolutions in Latin America

After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-present), Chile (1970-73), Grenada (1979-1983), Nicaragua (1979-1990) and Venezuela (1998-present). In addressing themes like popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neo-colonialism and indigenous societies, the course will integrate poetry, novel, music and... [More]
$228 Limited inc GST / $205
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

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Aboriginal Heroes of the Past

Aboriginal people have been sharing this country with other cultures since 1788 and while there has been much tragedy in that time, there have also been real friendships and collaborations. We are all enriched whenever we can see people show courage, generosity, intelligence, or talent, and so these stories of heroes who reached out to help when help was needed deserve to be better known. Discover an Australian history of bridge builders, from Arabanoo, the first Aboriginal to... [More]
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Aboriginal Heroes of the Past

<p>Aboriginal people have been sharing this country with other cultures since 1788 and while there has been much tragedy in that time, there have also been real friendships and collaborations. We are

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